Category - Art Law

Copying Texans logo is copyright violation
Art Law

Copying Texans logo is copyright violation

Q. With all of the excitement surrounding the Texans getting into the playoffs, I notice some people are getting a Texans logo tattoo. Does the tattoo artist need to be licensed by the Texans to do...

Is There Copyright in a Screenshot?
Art Law

Is There Copyright in a Screenshot?

Ever wanted to remove something after it had been swallowed up in the gaping maw of the internet? Then you will relate to this story about an individual’s struggle to have certain content...

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. v. Kirtsaeng
Art Law

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. v. Kirtsaeng

Click here to download a PDF of the full decision. On remand from U.S. Supreme Court’s 2016 decision on attorneys’ fees in copyright cases, district court again denies book...

Online copyright: Are you a pirate?
Art Law

Online copyright: Are you a pirate?

The internet continues to make sharing and using images easy, making it dangerously simple to infringe copyright. The recent Federal Circuit Court decision in Weller v Smith [1] (Weller) is a timely...

EU: News on linking from the CJEU
Art Law

EU: News on linking from the CJEU

Are hyperlinks to copyrighted content made available on the internet without the consent of the right holder "communications to the public" and therefore copyright infringements? According...